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Politics

Latest link returns Kennedy name to D.C.

WASHINGTON — The congressman introduced himself as Joe — just Joe. As the newly elected House members were herded from a group photo shoot on the Capitol steps to an orientation breakfast, he congratulated his new colleagues, asked about their previous jobs, their families, and tried to blend in.

But any aura of “average Joe” disappeared when the redheaded young man with the toothy smile and chiseled jaw was stopped by a Capitol visitor assistant.

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